FST grad, Laura Johnson, interviewed by Minnesota Star Tribune:
"What it is: “It’s like having yoga done to you on the massage table,” says Laura Johnson, one of a handful of certified fascia stretch therapists (FST) in the Twin Cities. Fascia is the 3-D web of soft tissue throughout the body that holds muscles and organs in place and regulates biomechanics. Myofascial release stretches this connective structure with a goal of improving mobility.
What’s new: Fascia used to be considered separate parts, but now it’s recognized as a single sheath linking every part of the body together. If one part of the web has a kink, it can result in pain or lack of mobility in another part. Seeing the whole lets therapists address root causes of problems..."
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